Standards State Standard 4.4: Analyze necessary components of a healthy, safe and stimulating environment during the infant and toddler stages. State Standard 5.4: Analyze necessary components of a healthy, safe and stimulating environment during preschool years. State Standard 6.4: Analyze necessary components of a healthy, safe and stimulating environment during middle childhood. State Standard 7.4: Analyze necessary components of a healthy, safe and stimulating environment during adolescence.
Objectives TSW define Developmentally Appropriate Practices TSW investigate a lesson and analyze ways the lesson teach children. TSW apply knowledge of DAP when creating a developmentally appropriate activity.
Group Contest Group 1: Courtney, Kentoria, Ashley C., Raquel Group 2: Danielle, Kendra, William, Hailey Group 3: Heather, Taylor, Paige, Kasia Group 4: Jessica, Kaitlyn, Tequilla, Eh Kmwe Paw Group 5: Jenessa, Ashley H., Jennifer, Marien, Ashley W. When I say the magic word, get into your groups and come up with a list of things a child could have learned from the apple coloring sheet activity. Take your sheet and materials with you.
Plastic Apples New Groups! Group 1: Courtney, Kendra, Paige, Jessica Group 2: Kentoria, Jennifer, Heather, Eh Kmwe Paw Group 3: Ashley H., Danielle, Raquel, Tequilla Group 4: Ashley C., William, Kasia, Kaitlyn Group 5: Jenessa, Marien, Ashley W., Taylor, Hailey New Contest! Pass around the plastic apple. Make a list of as many things a child could learn from the plastic apple.
Real Apples New Groups, Again Group 1: Jenessa, Raquel, Heather, William Group 2: Marien, Ashley C., Danielle, Kendra Group 3: Ashley W. Kasia, Tequilla, Courtney Group 4: Taylor, Kaitlyn, Kentoria, Paige Group 5: Hailey, Ashley H. Jennifer, Eh Kmwe Paw, Jessica New Contest, Again ! Pass around the real apple. Make a list of as many things a child could learn from the plastic apple.
DAP What does DAP stand for? Developmentally appropriate activities What does DAP mean? an approach to education that focuses on the child as a developing human being and life long learner. This approach recognizes the child as an active participant in the learning process; a participant who constructs meaning and knowledge through interaction with others, friends and family, materials and environment. The teacher is an active facilitator.
Learning Activities Should Be… Age appropriate Examples? Individual appropriate Each child is unique in personality, learning styles, and family background Concrete Relevant Real.
Learning Activities Should Include… Social Emotional Intellectual Physical experiences. Intellectual Physical Social, emotional
DAP Learning Is… an interactive process between Adults Child Materials. CHILD MATERIALS ADULT
Assessment In your group, answer these questions for the activity I have provided for you… What age do you feel this activity would be appropriate for? How could you change the activity to include younger and older age groups? What social learning will a child have from this activity? What emotional learning will a child have from this activity? What physical learning will a child have from this activity? What Intellectual learning will a child have from this activity?
Exit Slip On your own paper, answer these questions… What are 3 things you learned today? What are 2 ways you will use this information? What 1 thing would you still like to cover this year in this class?